The New York Alpha Chapter
of Tau Beta Pi

Respond to your invitation to join!


Tau Beta Pi is the premier engineering honors society in the United States.
The organization places a strong emphasis on character, integrity, and excellence in the engineering disciplines.
Over 540,000 members have been inducted since the association's inception in 1885.
For more information on the National organization, see here. Our chapter is New York Alpha.

Fun Facts


Undergraduate Eligibility

The top 1/8th of students in their Junior year
The top 1/5th of students in their Senior year


Age is but a number

The New York Alpha Chapter was founded in 1902, and is the 9th oldest in the country.


Famous members

Former Mayor Bloomberg and astronaut Buzz Aldrin are TBP members. Our own Prof. Mike Massimino (Mechanical Engineer, and former NASA astronaut) is a member as well.


Campus buildings

The names of some Columbia buildings is the same as the surnames of famous Columbia Tau Bates: Charles Frederick Chandler, Michael Idvorsky Pupin, Augustus Schermerhorn, and Harvey Seeley Mudd.

Executive Board


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New York, NY